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This Is Not A Parody: An NPR Story About Homemade Vegetable Broth

Yeah, we know, it sounds like a joke. But Cuban-born chef Bren Hererra's method totally won us over. Her secret? Don't throw anything out.

Ballet Programs Look For More Boys To Step Up To The Barre

It takes two to dance a pas de deux, but demand for the male half of the duex far outstrips supply. Many schools and ballet programs offer special classes and steep discounts to male students.

Capturing Campaign History In The Granite State

Associated Press photographer Jim Cole has covered every New Hampshire presidential primary since 1980. Now he's preparing for the 2016 primary.

Mom And Toddler Put Sleep-Inducing 'Rabbit' Book To The Test

Psychologist Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin designed his best-selling (and self-published) story The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep to help kids doze off. We visited a local naptime to see if it works.

Novelist Kamel Daoud, Finding Dignity In The Absurd

His new novel, The Meursault Investigation, reworks Albert Camus' The Stranger from the point of view of the murdered Arab's brother. He says Camus' vision of the absurd gave him back his dignity

A Radio Romance: A Host And Her Listener Find Love Over The Air

Anne Levine and Michael Hill had a real-life Sleepless in Seattle romance. She has a radio show on Cape Cod; he was listening online in Seattle, when he fell in love with her voice.

7 Started, Then Abandoned, Articles On Deez Nuts

Would you vote for the "Schweddy-Nuts" ticket in 2016? It could be a winner.

Climbing Documentary 'Meru' Is A Hair-Raising 'Peak Experience'

A new documentary charts the attempts of a trio of American climbers to be the first to scale Meru Peak, a 21,000-foot Himalayan peak. Critic David Edelstein says Meru is "cunning" — and terrifying.

Banksy's 'Dismaland' Living Up To Its Name With Ticket Debacle

The graffiti artist's darkly themed art show in England spurred wild demand for tickets, causing the website to crash. Now people are wondering if the confusion is all part of the show.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece’s prime minister announces his resignation and asks the main opposition party to form a new government. Islamic State militants claim responsibility for a bombing in Cairo. And the International Atomic Energy Agency rejects a report that claims Iran will inspect one of its own military sites. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.